On June 1, The Legendary 3D Fighter returns exclusively for PS4 consoles with stunning graphics and new online features. The PS4 digital exclusive Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown is now available worldwide. In a 60th anniversary special edition SEGA’s iconic Virtua Fighter 5 trilogy will be remade and made available to a new generation of fighting game fans.
Virtua Fighter 5 has received popular updates over the years, most recently in 2012 when it received a console re-release. Classic fighting game fans have long praised its strategic gameplay, intuitive mechanics, intricate balance, and intense martial arts combat. With beautiful HD graphics, new online features, and all the bone-crunching martial arts combat of its renowned predecessor, Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown re-envisions the visceral experience of its predecessor.
The Ultimate Showdown version of Virtua Fighter 5 includes a wealth of new and classic features:
- Enhanced for the next generation: Experience Virtua Fighter 5’s classic graphics, stages, and theme music in glorious HD.
- Get the edge on the competition: Choose between round-robin League Play, Tournament Play, and other new online match types. Create custom rooms for up to 16 players. Watch the battle unfold live and communicate with stamps!
- A choice of 19 playable characters lets you step into the ring. You can choose between various solo modes and online modes to master each fighter’s unique fighting style.
- As you compete in the next World Fighting Tournament, experience the pinnacle of Virtua Fighter 5 gameplay in classic modes including “Rank Match,” “Arcade,” “Training,” and “Offline Versus.”
The SEGA channels will be posting details throughout the next week about how and where to download Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown once it launches globally on June 1, 2021.